PES-ICC Meetings

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Please Note: This is a only a listing of the presentations and

  • Opening Session
  • Mini-Expo Vendors
    • 3M’s Electrical Markets Division (EMD) has been designing and manufacturing products for electrical utilities for more than 60 years.  As the innovator of Cold Shrink Technology, 3M has been protecting, sealing, insulating, splicing and terminating from 120V up to 145kV for more than 40 years.  3M’s EMD Division also provides high-capacity transmission conductors (ACCR), Liquid-Filled Transformer Insulation (LFTI), Grid Automation and Renewable Energy Solutions.   A recognized leader in research and development, 3M produces thousands of innovative products for dozens of diverse markets by applying more than 40 distinct technology platforms to a wide array of customer needs. With $30.1 billion in sales, 3M employs 91,600 people worldwide and has operations in more than 60 countries. For more information, visit  For more information on the 3M high capacity conductor, visit
    • American Wire Group
    • Doble Engineering offers solutions for cable testing and monitoring that will help you identify manufacturing defects or insulation deterioration. These solutions can be combined with the support of our global engineering team and enhanced by the educational opportunities we offer throughout the year.
    • EJ is the leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of access solutions for underground water, sewer, drainage, telecommunications and utility networks worldwide. Products include construction castings, gratings, fabricated metal and composite products.  Featured products are explosion mitigation/latched covers for directed release of pressure and easy/ergonomic installation and removal. A world class R&D department stands ready to assist you for custom applications. Learn more at
    • Elecnor Hawkeye is a respected leader in construction services.  Our Underground Transmission group specializes in the installation, repair and maintenance of UG high voltage cable,  including XLPE and HPFF. With state-of-the-art equipment, including cable pull winches up to 80k HPFF, Elecnor Hawkeye can handle any size job, in any location. The leadership team of the UG group has decades of experience and understands the importance of working safe and delivering quality workmanship to its customers. For further information visit their web site at
    • ELEKTRIK  – Medium Voltage is FUN!!! We make it easy to find every cable option, termination, splice, deadbreak in our revolutionary software. Find datasheets, availability, and pricing in just seconds. We are revolutionizing, and innovating a new way to find and buy Insulated Conductors and Connectors. Stop by and meet our team of Medium Voltage experts. Set up a meeting with us by emailing
    • G&W Electric Company – Since 1905, G&W Electric Co. has been a leader worldwide in providing customs power solutions to the Electric power industry. G&W manufactures medium/high voltage electrical products and distribution automation services. Our product offerings include cable terminations, cable joints, load and fault interrupting switchgear, automatic circuit reclosers, SCADA and distribution automation products and high current limiting system protection devices. We help our customers meet their challenges and gain a competitive edge through a suite of advanced products and technical services.  Stop by our expo to see the PYTHON cable accessories featuring the mechanical shrink installation method. For more information on G&W visit
    • HV Diagnostics, Inc based in Atlanta GA USA, is a world leading supplier and manufacturer of high voltage electrical test equipment and services to the electrical industry, including Generation, Transmission, Distribution and Industrial. Using state of the art, innovative technologies, we provide high performance field test equipment that is rugged, reliable, and easy to use. Our signature products include the top selling fully automatic high voltage VLF (Very Low Frequency), TD (Tan Delta) & PD (Partial Discharge) Diagnostic, Cable ID and Dielectric Oil test instruments. Our company is well known for providing excellent technical support, certified training, and a full repair and NIST calibration service. With a fleet of test trailers and test vans, we also provide specialized electrical cable testing services for cables up to 138kV, advanced cable fault location for those difficult to find faults and cutting-edge cable diagnostics.
    • HV TECHNOLOGIES, Inc. (HVT), has many years of experience and dedication in serving the testing equipment needs for the power utility, power apparatus, and electronic equipment industries. Come by our booth to see how our range of high voltage VLF, VLF tan delta, and VLF partial discharge testing systems can assist you with your cable system performance optimization. We also carry a comprehensive portfolio of Cable Fault Location Systems, TDR, Cable Identification and Location, and AC/DC Hipot instruments. For those interested in Insulating Fluids Testing we have Dielectric and Dissipation Factor Instruments that are designed for lab and field use. HV TECHNOLOGIES, Inc., located in Manassas, Virginia, is a leading supplier of High Voltage and EMC Test Equipment and solutions.
    • ILJIN Electric USA, Inc Located in Houston, TX is a Korea-based power cable system manufacturer. We specialize in Extra High Voltage underground XLPE power cable system up to 400kV and deliver our solution to the US and international utilities. We also provide integrated service from engineering to construction as a general contractor. We strive to provide our every customer with best cable service and solution. Please visit our website at for more information.
    • Kinectrics– Kinectrics’ established industry experts provide clients worldwide with comprehensive, independent life cycle management solutions in a broad range of technical disciplines across the energy sector. This includes engineering and testing services for Transmission and Distribution Technologies and Generation Plants (Nuclear, Fossil, Hydro and Wind). Our proven expertise includes on-site commissioning and maintenance testing for HV and MV underground cables, including established techniques such as AC Hi-Pot/Withstand, Partial Discharge, VLF Tangent Delta (Tan δ) and Dielectric Spectroscopy.  Kinectrics’ has a fleet of high-power 260kV Mobile Resonant Test Systems for HV transmission cable withstand AC Hi-Pot Testing, as well as numerous additional unique mobile test systems (including advanced diagnostics) for MV generation plant or distribution system cable aging management/condition assessment. Kinectrics also offers additional leading-edge capabilities for HV and MV cables including “one-stop” High Voltage / High Current lab facilities for qualification testing to international standards and custom cable R&D programs, forensic services including advanced material and chemical testing capabilities, and specialized consulting including advanced modeling/simulation capabilities. Kinectrics’ specialists in generation, transmission, distribution, and environmental technologies use innovative science and engineering to help clients improve business.
    • LS Cable & System, headquartered in Anyang, South Korea was established in May 1962 and is a worldwide leader in high voltage, extra high voltage underground cables and Submarine Cable and has subsidiary companies throughout the world including 15 factories, 30 sales offices, and 3 R&D centers in 17 different countries. In 2006 LS Cable & System completed its first ever 345kV Turnkey Project in the U.S. and acquired Superior Essex in 2007 to expand its presence in the Americas. In April 2017, the LS Group acquired the Energy division from Superior Essex to create a subsidiary under the LS Cable & System umbrella. LS Cable & System U.S.A., Inc. is a leading U.S. manufacturer and supplier of energy wire and cable products serving the Commercial, Industrial, Renewable Energy and Utility markets. Our electrical product offering includes Low Voltage 300V and 600V instrumentation cables for control systems, audio, intercoms, energy management, and alarm controls; Low Voltage 600V control, power and VFD cables for your industrial or utility power or station control circuits; Medium Voltage 5kV through 46kV power cables for your primary power and distribution circuits and Photovoltaic Wire XLPE, Type PV, 600V and 2000V for the renewable solar market, all in full compliance to U.S. industry standards.
    • Michels Power, Inc. delivers comprehensive overhead and underground construction for electric utility systems. As one of the largest private power utility electrical contractors in the United States, we have a team of skilled project management and construction management leaders, experienced field construction resources and an enviable equipment fleet strong enough to build transmission and distribution power lines, electrical substations and communication systems from coast to coast. Our comprehensive project oversight ranges from logistics and scheduling to quality assurance and construction. Our experience includes EPC contracts on significant power projects involving transmission lines, structure foundations, heavy civil and horizontal directional drilling.
    • NKT Photonics is the global leader in the development and supply of state-of-the-art Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) monitoring systems. Building on an innovative development in the field of fiber optic sensor engineering, NKT Photonics provides customized solutions in various markets for modern asset management and global condition monitoring. LIOS EN.SURE DTS monitoring system, Distributed Acoustic Sensing, Distributed Strain Sensing and real time thermal rating (RTTR) calculation engine enable utilities to locate precisely – and before failure – hot spots along a transmission line in order dynamically optimize power cable load and to ensure reliable power supply. DAS and DSS allow utilities to proactively prevent third party intrusions on submarine and underground cable systems. With more than 5,000 installations
    • Novinium is the only full-service power cable expert that partners with utility companies of all sizes to keep their networks operating at peak performance, using the most advanced, capital-efficient, environmentally friendly methods available. Novinium’s founder and CEO invented the revolutionary technology behind underground cable rejuvenation 30+ years ago, and the company continues to champion ways to keep power flowing to those who depend on it.   Learn more at
    • PFISTERER is a leading independent manufacturer of cable and overhead line accessories for sensitive interfaces in energy networks.  The Group is headquartered in Winterbach, near Stuttgart in southern Germany.  PFISTERER develops, produces and sells international successful solutions for 110 V to 850 kV voltage levels.  With its end-to-end range of products for application in energy networks, consulting, installation and training, the manufacturer is a valued partner to companies specializing in power supply, plant construction and electrified rail transport around the world.  PFISTERER operates production plants in Europe, South America and South Africa as well as sales offices in 18 countries across Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and the USA
    • Prysmian Cables & Systems Prysmian Cables and Systems is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. The High Voltage Cables and Systems Group is headquartered in Lexington, SC with an EHV cable production facility in Abbeville, SC and construction offices located around the US and Canada. Employing a dedicated North American based team of engineers, installation technicians and testing specialists, Prysmian is a market leader providing vertically integrated turkey project solutions for the Utility, Renewable, and Petrochemical Industries.
    • Richards Manufacturing is located in Irvington, NJ.  Richards manufactures network protectors, connectors – compression, bolted, clamp style for both underground and overhead applications, and medium voltage cable accessories.  In recent years they have introduced medium voltage (15-35kV) cold shrink in-line splice kits with integrated capacitive test points and shear bolt connectors, cold shrink 600/900A hammerheads (deadbreak elbows), cold shrink disconnectable joint systems, and integrated elbow solutions.  These solutions can offer improved reliability, easier ergonomic installation, fewer components to assemble, fewer parts to inventory, and rugged long term performance.  Richards Manufacturing has been in business for more than 70 years.
    • Smart Grid Solutions manufactures underground and overhead faulted circuit indicators.  SGS is headquartered in Austin TX and has its manufacturing based in Dallas TX.  The design of SGS fault indicators focuses on field personnel and emphasizes reliability, durability and ease of use. 
    • Sumitomo Electric USA Inc.– subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric Industries who owns J-Power Systems Corporation, is the Japanese leading manufacturing company of extra high voltage power cables and accessories. We are the leaders of the latest advance power transmission technology such as HVDC cable up to 500kV, HVAC underground/submarine cable up to 500kV,  and various advanced challenging installation technology such as XLPE cable installed in long distance HDD.
    • Taihan Electric USA Ltd., is the U.S. subsidiary of Taihan Electric Wire Co., Ltd, the first cable manufacturer in South Korea and one of the leading cable manufacturers in the world.  We manufacture various cables ranging from Low Voltage to Extra High Voltage and Accessories.  Taihan Electric also provides EHV engineering solutions and installation services.  We will be showcasing various cable samples including our 500 kV XLPE Underground Cable. For more information please contact us at 562-946-8500 or visit us at
    • UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions. UL certifies, validates, tests, verifies, inspects, audits, advises and educates. We provide the knowledge and expertise to help navigate growing complexities across the supply chain from compliance and regulatory issues to trade challenges and market access. UL works with a diverse array of stakeholders. We optimize the supply chain for manufacturers and provide them a broad range of services that support every stage of the product life cycle. Visit to learn more.
    • Underground Solutions – Provides Fusible PVC conduit and casing for trenchless installation of underground transmission lines. These products significantly reduce power ampacity loss compared to steel and provide additional benefits over other thermoplastics. Benefits include high tensile strength for longer directional drill crossings, superior buckling pressure capacity, excellent thermal resistivity, low coefficient of friction and simplicity of reconnection with standard PVC conduit. For more information, stop by our booth and visit our website at:
    • USi is an innovative, manufacturing and technical service company with over 40 years experience in technology development resulting in a wide range of products and custom solutions for underground transmission cable systems. Engineering Services span architect engineer design, forensics, soil thermal properties and ratings. USi pioneered and supplies real time rating, diagnostic and control hardware, sensors, communications and software for UG transmission cable systems. .We are a leading supplier of a complete range of standard and custom proprietary accessories for paper insulated and LPP laminar dielectric cables including joints, terminations and pressure maintenance and cooling equipment for Pipe Type and Self-Contained Fluid-Filled (SCFF/LPOF) cable systems to 345kV. Through our hvGrid-tech subsidiary we supply a full range of sheath bonding system components and cable clamps for solid dielectric (XLPE/ EPR) and SCFF/LPOF cable systems. Our mission is to be the partner of choice for the world’s electrical utilities providing innovative products and solutions for underground T&D operation, life extension, asset monitoring and condition assessment.
    • W.A. Chester, the industry-leading electrical contractor for the installation, maintenance and repair of underground high voltage pipe-type and solid dielectric cable transmission and distribution systems. Founded in the 1930’s, our clients include electric utility companies and independent power producers in the United States and Canada and we are one of three specialty contractors performing this type of work on a national basis. In addition to underground systems, W.A. Chester, L.L.C. has expanded its services to include installation, maintenance and repair of overhead electric distribution cable systems. For more information, please visit our website at
    • Walker US, Inc. A Utility Solutions Company. Walker US is an industry leading engineering and construction firm providing turnkey solutions for electric utilities and power producers. Our products and services focus on the design, manufacture, installation, maintenance and repair of underground transmission cable systems including pressurizing, circulating and cooling plants. Additionally, Walker offers custom communication and connectivity solutions for electric utilities’ critical infrastructure. Family owned and operated since 1970, Walker is proud to be a Woman Owned Small Business and WBE certificate holder. Please visit our website at to learn more about our team and capabilities.
    • Wilson Construction Co. specializes in electric utility construction from coast to coast.  We pride ourselves on being one of the few independently owned and managed firms that performs all facets of electric distribution and transmission construction projects. Our expertise includes all types of underground construction including voltages up to 345kV, overhead transmission lines to 500kV, distribution services, and substations and switchyards to 500kV.   At Wilson, safety comes before production. Our philosophy is built around our safety culture which strives for a zero-incident workplace to protect our most-valuable resource—our employees.   Wilson’s underground transmission team, with our pedigree in transmission cable installation dating back to the 1980s, has completed over 50 UGHV projects and is ready to tackle your project’s unique needs.
  • Subcommittee G – Transnational Luncheon Registration Required, Tuesday, May 2, 2023, 12:15 PM – 2:00 PM
  • Networking Luncheon – Registration Required, Monday May 1, 2023, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
    • Rob Sellick Perspectives on the US HVDC cable market, contrasted with the European market
    • Søren Krüger Olsen Status on some offshore wind farm projects on the US east coast
    • Jake Gelhard Installation of HPFF-XLPE Transition Joints
    • Jean Carlos (JC) Hernandez-Mejia Power Cable Quality Assessment Program in the USA
  • Educational Program – “Submarine Power Cables – Design, Installation, and Repair”, Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 1:00 – 5:00 PM. The presentation will include design, permitting, installation, protection and repair of AC and DC submarine cables.0.4 CEUs will be offered for this session.  You must register to receive CEUs
  • Training Session